Audra McDonald, Anne Sofie von Otter, Fleur Barron, Denyce Graves, & Justin Austin Lead 92NY’s 2023-24 Tisch Music Season

The 92nd Street Y, New York (92NY) announced its 150th anniversary celebration and the 2023-24 Tisch Music season featuring a star-studded cast. This article only features classical vocal performances. Audra McDonald and pianist and music director Andy Einhorn present “An Evening with Audra McDonald” for the 92NY 150th Anniversary event. Performance Dates: October 12 & 13, 2023  Mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie {…}

Nola Richardson, Reginald Mobley, Steven Soph, & Steven Eddy to Headline American Classical Orchestra’s 2023-24 Season

The American Classical Orchestra (ACO), known for its performances on period instruments has unveiled its 2023-24 season. Here is a look at the vocal performances. First up is “Gesù Nato,” a concert featuring Bencini’s oratorio and Gianettini’s “Magnificat.” Thomas Crawford conducts the performance at Corpus Christi Church in New York City. Performance Date: Dec. 14, 2023 Next up is Bach’s “Mass {…}

Emily D’Angelo, Barbara Hannigan & Cyrille Dubois Lead Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal’s 2023-24 Season

The Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal has announced its 2023-24 season. The season opens with Camilla Tilling, Rose Naggar-Tremblay, Ladislav Elgr, Matthew Rose, and Jean-Willy Kunz. Rafael Payare conducts a program that includes Janáček’s Glagolitic Mass and Stravinsky’s “The Rite of Spring.” Performance Dates: Sept. 12-14, 2023 Gemma New conducts Colin Currie and OSM Chorus in Nicole Lizée’s “Blurr is the {…}

Tim Mead, Reginald Mobley, & Nicole Heaston Headline Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale’s 2023-24 Season

Photo credit: Andy Staples The Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale (PBO) has announced its 2023-24 season. PBO’s season focuses on the concept of “classical music in an encouraging and explorative environment.” While sticking to its roots, audiences will hear plenty of Baroque works along with other historically informed performances. The season opens with a reprise performance of “Garden of Good {…}

Erin Morley, Sasha Cooke & Elliot Madore Lead Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s 2022-23 Season

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra has announced its 2022-23 season which will feature Riccardo Muti’s final season as the CSO’s music director. Muti has served as Music Director for 13 years. Here is a look at the vocal performances for the season. Thomas Søndergård conducts a program with music by Stravinsky, Beethoven, and Sibelius with soloist Francesco Piemontesi and Chicago Symphony {…}

Elizabeth DeShong, Roderick Williams, David Portillo, Lauren Snouffer, Reginald Mobley Headline Music of the Baroque’s 2022-23 Season

Music of the Baroque has announced its 2022-23 season. For the purposes of this article, our focus will be solely on vocal and operatic performances for the Chicago-based company. The season kicks off with Händel’s “Jephtha” starring David Portillo, Lauren Snouffer, Clara Osowsi, Aryeh Nussbaum-Cohen, Neal Davies, and Katelyn Lee. Dame Jane Glover conducts. Performance Dates: Sept. 18 & 19, {…}

Pascale Beaudin & Reginald Mobley Headline Chatham Baroque’s ‘Stabat Mater’

On April 2, 2022, Chatham Baroque will present Giovanni Battista Pergolesi’s setting of the “Stabat Mater,” in a program alongside music by Vivaldi, and Johann Heinrich Schmelzer. Soprano Pascale Beaudin and countertenor Reginald Mobley will be the featured soloists, joined by CB artists including violinist Andrew Fouth, Scott Pauley on the theorbo and archlute, and Patricia Halverson on the viola {…}